Analyst: Umno and Bersatu after same love interest, peace won't hold

Modified 22 Oct 2020, 3:22 pm

The unilateral "ceasefire" declared by Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will not hold, predicted political analyst Wong Chin Huat.

"Umno and Bersatu are rivals not just for ministership, but ultimately they are two rivals with the same love interest - Malay nationalist constituencies.

"Can two jealous suitors after the same love interest be true friends?" wrote Wong on his Facebook page today.

Wong, a political scientist, explained that Umno and Bersatu will eventually have to share viable Malay constituencies in the next general election, due to...

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